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Hurun Global Rich List 2020: India ranked 3rd among countries;Jeff Bezos retains 1st rank, Mukesh Ambani at 9th position

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On February 26, 2020 The Hurun Global Rich List 2020 was jointly released  by Shanghai-based Hurun Research Institute and Shenzhen-based Shimao Shenkong International Center. Jeff Bezos retains 1st rank for the third running year and Mukesh Ambani is positioned at 9th.Gist of Hurun Global Rich List 2020:

  • It is a ranking of US-Dollar billionaires in the world.
  • Ranking is based on the wealth calculation as of 31 January 2020.
  • It is the 9th year of ranking.
  • The Title sponsor of the list is Shimao Shenkong International Center,a real estate development in Shenzhen.

Key Findings of Hurun Global Rich List 2020:

i.The list ranks 2,816 billionaires from 71 countries and from 2,182 companies.

ii.Total Wealth rises to 16% to US $11.2 trillion, 479 were new to the list & 130 dropped off.

iii.Women made up 15.7% of the list, Alice Walton (Walmart) is  the richest woman with US $ 59 Billion and ranked 12th in the list.

iv.China tops the country’s list with 799 billionaires,US with 626 billionaires at 2nd place & India is spotted 3rd in list with 137 billionaires(added 39 new faces).

v.4 Indians in total were listed in top 100- Mukesh Ambani in 9th rank, Gautam Adani & Shiv Nadar(& Family) tie in 68th rank, & Banker Uday Kotak is listed as The World’s Richest self-made banker.

vi.Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal has been named the youngest Indian in the rich list with a networth of $1.1 billion (Rs 7,800 crore).He was World’s 2nd youngest self-made billionaire.Kylie Jenner was the World’s 1st youngest self-made billionaire.

vii.India’s Richest new erant of 2020 is Jay Chaudhry (Zscalar) ranked 762 with US $3.5 Billion.

Hurun GLobal List 2020:



in Billion

Main company(for wealth)Country
9Mukesh AmbaniUSD 67RelianceIndia
2476Ritesh AgarwalUSD 1.1Oravel StaysIndia
1Jeff BezosUSD 140AmazonUSA
2Bernard ArnaultUSD 107LVMHFrance
3Bill GatesUSD 106MicrosoftUSA